EAEA campaigns raise awareness on issues connected to adult education on a European level.

European Elections 2024

EAEA’s campaign advocates for adult learning and education in the European Elections.

European Elections 2024

Theme of 2024: Transforming Lives, Communities and Society

By placing a spotlight on how ALE can transform individual lives, communities, and society, EAEA aims to foster discussions, capacity-building, and communication activities that drive positive change.

Theme of the year 2024: Transforming Lives, Communities and Society

Theme of 2023: Adult Learning and the Green Transition

Adult learning and education (ALE) has a significant role to play in the green transition process. In 2023, EAEA will look at how learners, educators and organisations can contribute to a just green transition, and the policy environment that can make their involvement possible.

Theme of the year 2023: Adult learning and the Green Transition

Theme of 2022: Transformative learning and values

Adult learning and education should be shaped to respond to the challenges we are facing in the 21st century. Transformative learning approach responds to these needs.

Theme of the year 2022: transformative learning and values

Theme of 2021: Digitalisation

Addressing digitalisation in adult education is important to provide learners with the competences they need to participate in the digital transformation of society.

Theme of the year 2021: digitalisation. 

For a continuation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning after 2020

EAEA is currently preparing a campaign for a continuation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning after 2020. The agenda has been central for improving adult learning structures and increasing participation in adult learning, but has not yet been fully implemented in all countries. EAEA believes that a further push for adult education at the European level is needed.

Campaign for a continuation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning

Theme of 2020: Outreach and access

Working on outreach and access is important for ensuring that those who would benefit most from adult education are able to participate.

Theme of the year 2020: outreach and access. 

European elections 2019

EAEA wants to make the candidates for Member of the European Parliament (MEP) aware about the importance of adult education and invite them to support EAEA’s vision of a Learning Europe.

MEP candidates replies to EAEA’s questions on adult education

The European elections are an opportunity to create a Learning Europe

Theme of 2019: Life skills and participation

EAEA’s theme of 2019 is life skills and participation. EAEA will be exploring the topic of life skills, especially with regard to how it ultimately impacts participation in adult learning.

Theme of the year 2019: Life skills and participation

Theme of 2018: Cooperation and partnerships

Adult education strategies, practices and projects are more efficient when we work together.

EAEA’s theme of 2018 is cooperation and partnerships.

Funding for adult education

The campaign’s focuses on increasing the role of adult education in the Erasmus+ programme and the European Social Fund. In the campaign we call for more funding and more flexible project mechanisms for adult education.

Policy messages: Adult Education and Refugees

In 2017, EAEA published policy messages on how adult education can help integrate refugees.

EAEA Year of Adult Education 2017

In 2017, EAEA invited all its members and other adult education organisations to celebrate the power and joy of learning through their events. The campaign gathered over 100 events to participate in the campaign.

European Elections 2014

The European Parliament is elected every four years. Before the elections of 2014, EAEA contacted MEP candidates to ask about their views and aims on adult education.